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Top Songs of 1989

1988 <-1989-> 1990
    

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1.
03/1989
314

✫1
US
3
AC


✫1
dance
20
R&B




✫1
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #300]
[Sire 27539]
written by Madonna & Patrick Leonard
2.
06/1989

Batdance by Prince

from Batman   Batman
302

✫1
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B


18
alt.
2
UK
[Warner 22924]
written by Prince
3.
02/1989
297

✫1
US
✫1
AC










✫1
UK
[Columbia 68533]
written by Susanna Hoffs, Tom Kelly & Billy Steinberg
4.
01/1989
289

✫1
US
✫1
AC






5
rock


2
UK
[Atlantic 7-88964]
written by Mike Rutherford & B. A. Robertson
5.
11/1989
288

✫1
US
✫1
AC






7
rock


2
UK
[BRIT Awards Best British Single 1990]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1991]
[Atlantic 88774]
written by Phil Collins
6.
12/1989
287

✫1
US
7
AC






✫1
rock


2
UK
[Atlantic 88742]
written by Christopher Ward & David Tyson
7.
10/1989
287

3
US
7
AC


✫1
dance
✫1
R&B




✫1
UK
[Arista 9928]
written by Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaney & Andy Morris
8.
04/1989
280

✫1
US
✫1
AC




38
R&B




2
UK
[Elektra 69297]
written by Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
9.
12/1989
278

✫1
US
45
AC


24
dance
3
R&B




2
UK
with The Wild Pair
rap by Derrick Delite from the Soul Purpose
[Virgin 99158]
written by Oliver Leiber
10.
07/1989
277

✫1
US
✫1
AC










2
UK
[EMI 50219]
written by Richard Marx
11.
07/1989
277

✫1
US












✫1
UK
[R]
[Columbia 68960]
written by Maurice Starr
12.
06/1989
272

4
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B




✫1
UK
featuring Caron Wheeler
[Virgin 99171]
written by Jazzie B, Caron Wheeler, Nellee Hooper & Simon Law
13.
08/1989
267

✫1
US
21
AC




20
R&B




2
UK
14.
09/1989
266

2
US




✫1
dance
10
R&B




2
UK
featuring Felly
[SBK 07311]
written by Ya Kid K (as Manuela Kamosi) & Jo Bogaert (as Thomas de Quincey)
15.
10/1989
260

✫1
US
✫1
AC










3
UK
[Columbia 73017]
written by Michael Bolton & Doug James
16.
09/1989
259

2
US
✫1
AC










2
UK
featuring Aaron Neville
aka All I Need to Know
[Elektra 69261]
written by Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil & Tom Snow
17.
01/1989
258

✫1
US




✫1
dance
54
R&B


5
alt.
5
UK
[MCA 53483]
written by Roland Gift, David Steele & Andy Cox
18.
09/1989
250

3
US




7
dance




✫1
alt.
2
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #243]
[Warner 22817 (Reprise)]
written by Kate Pierson, Fred Schneider, Keith Strickland & Cindy Wilson
19.
04/1989
246

✫1
US
3
AC




12
R&B




5
UK
[Columbia 68671]
written by Maurice Starr
20.
02/1989
242

✫1
US
2
AC










5
UK
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1990]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1990]
[Atlantic 88972]
written by Larry Henley & Jeff Silbar
21.
09/1989
242

2
US
29
AC






4
rock
✫1
alt.
5
UK
[Polygram 874710 (Fontana)]
written by Roland Orzabal & Curt Smith
22.
03/1989
240

✫1
US
12
AC


20
dance


39
rock
2
alt.
7
UK
[MCA 53639]
written by Roland Gift, David Steele & Andy Cox
23.
06/1989
240

2
US




15
dance
✫1
R&B




4
UK
produced by Babyface
[MCA 53662]
written by Babyface (as Kenny Edmonds), L.A. Reid & Daryl Simmons
24.
08/1989
239

2
US
✫1
AC










3
UK
[Sire 7-22883]
written by Madonna & Patrick Leonard
25.
08/1989
235

✫1
US
2
AC










6
UK
(double A-side with Dangerous, 1990 release in the UK) [R]
[EMI 50223]
written by Per Gessle & Mats Persson
26.
07/1989
234

✫1
US
2
AC










6
UK
[Columbia 68959 (Epic)]
written by Gloria Estefan
27.
09/1989
233

✫1
US
5
AC






6
rock


7
UK
[Columbia 73021]
written by Billy Joel
28.
06/1989
231

2
US
12
AC


✫1
dance






5
UK
[Sire 7-22948]
written by Madonna & Stephen Bray
29.
05/1989
228

✫1
US
37
AC










5
UK
[Columbia 68747]
written by Martika & Michael Margules (as Michael Jay)
30.
04/1989
227

7
US
✫1
AC




✫1
R&B




2
UK
[EMI 50185]
written by Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser & Preston Glass
31.
09/1989
215

2
US












4
UK
[Columbia 69088]
written by Maurice Starr
32.
02/1989
212

✫1
US




47
dance






7
UK
[EMI America 50204]
written by Per Gessle
33.
09/1989
210

✫1
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B




22
UK
[A&M 1445]
written by Jimmy Jam (as James Harris III) & Terry Lewis
34.
03/1989
204

3
US




17
dance
✫1
R&B




6
UK
produced by Babyface
[MCA 53618]
written by L.A. Reid & Babyface
35.
01/1989
204

9
US
✫1
AC
7
country




2
rock


3
UK
[Virgin 99245]
written by Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison & Tom Petty
36.
02/1989
200

7
US
2
AC


5
dance






3
UK
37.
07/1989
199

3
US
✫1
AC










6
UK
produced by Diane Warren
[Geffen 22886]
written by Diane Warren
38.
07/1989
196

7
US








15
rock


2
UK
[Columbia 68958 (Epic)]
written by Desmond Child, Alice Cooper & John McCurry
39.
11/1989
195

3
US
✫1
AC






✫1
rock


10
UK
[Warner 22685]
written by Tom Waits
40.
07/1989
191

11
US
38
AC










✫1
UK
[let's twist again, in the mood, rock around the clock, rock-a-beatin' boogie, tutti-frutti, wake up little susie, c'mon everybody, hound dog, shake rattle and roll, all shook up, jailhouse rock, at the hop]
[Music Factory/Atco 99140]
written by various
41.
01/1989
190

✫1
US








5
rock


18
UK
[Polygram 872564 (Mercury)]
written by Jon Bon Jovi & Richie Sambora
42.
11/1989
188

2
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B




23
UK
[A&M 1455]
written by Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam (as James Harris III) & Terry Lewis
43.
07/1989
187

2
US




8
dance


27
rock
2
alt.
18
UK
written by Simon Gallup, Roger O'Donnell, Robert Smith, Porl Thompson (as Paul S. Thompson), Lol Tolhurst (as Laurence Tolhurst) & Boris Williams
44.
03/1989
181

✫1
US
11
AC


28
dance
54
R&B




24
UK
[Virgin 99230]
written by Oliver Leiber
45.
03/1989
179

2
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B




31
UK
[MCA 53484]
written by André Cymone & Jody Watley
46.
03/1989
177

11
US
37
AC


✫1
dance
✫1
R&B




5
UK
featuring Caron Wheeler
[Virgin 99205]
written by Jazzie B (as Beresford Romeo)
47.
01/1989
172

✫1
US
3
AC










34
UK
[Atlantic 88970]
written by Debbie Gibson
48.
01/1989
171

5
US








14
rock


6
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #453]
[Geffen 7-27570]
written by Axl Rose, Slash, Izzy Stradlin & Duff McKagan
49.
03/1989
168

3
US




8
dance
7
R&B




13
UK
charted as the double A Side Funky Cold Medina/On Fire in the UK
[Delicious Vinyl 104]
written by Young MC, Michael L. Ross & Matt Dike
50.
09/1989
165

✫1
US
11
AC






10
rock


61
UK
[Epic 69082]
written by Diane Warren
51.
12/1989
164

25
US




✫1
dance
75
R&B




2
UK
[Mercury 875802]
written by Steve Vincent & Mick Walsh
52.
05/1989
162

✫1
US








5
rock


52
UK
[EMI 50189]
written by Richard Marx
53.
07/1989
160

✫1
US
27
AC




14
R&B




52
UK
[Arista 9904]
written by Diane Warren
54.
12/1989
159

3
US




10
dance




6
alt.
17
UK
produced by Nile Rodgers
written by Robert Waldrop
55.
06/1989
158

✫1
US




19
dance






46
UK
[Atco 99196 (Virgin)]
written by Elliot Wolff
56.
09/1989
154

11
US
8
AC










4
UK
[MCA 53706]
written by Rick Nowels & Ellen Shipley
57.
09/1989
152

5
US








✫1
rock


13
UK
[Geffen 22845]
written by Steven Tyler & Joe Perry
58.
06/1989
152

4
US








11
rock


12
UK
[Atlantic 7-88883]
written by Rachel Bolan & The Snake (as Dave Sabo)
59.
05/1989
150

6
US
43
AC










7
UK
[Epic 34-68759]
written by Billy Steinberg & Tom Kelly
60.
07/1989
146

50
US




✫1
dance






2
UK
[Epic 73007]
written by Lil Louis
61.
06/1989
142







10
dance






✫1
UK
62.
10/1989
142

69
US












✫1
UK
written by various
63.
03/1989
142

✫1
US














[Cypress 1420]
written by David Essex
64.
05/1989
142

3
US




20
dance


9
rock
✫1
alt.
79
UK
charted as So Alive / Bike Dance in US dance charts
[RCA 8956]
written by Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins & David J
65.
05/1989
142

6
US




✫1
dance
4
R&B




22
UK
[R]
produced by Babyface
[Warner 27863]
written by L.A. Reid, Babyface & Daryl Simmons
66.
11/1989
141

2
US




✫1
dance








[Vendetta 1464]
written by David Cole
67.
07/1989
141

2
US








3
rock


93
UK
[Columbia 68985]
written by Jani Lane
68.
11/1989
140

2
US
20
AC




5
R&B






69.
09/1989
139

8
US
12
AC




34
R&B




8
UK
charted as Let's Try Again/Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time in the UK
[Columbia 68960]
written by Thom Bell & William Hart
70.
08/1989
138







39
dance






✫1
UK
written by Dan Hartman, Mirko Limoni, DJ Lelewel (as Daniele Davoli) & Valerio Semplici
71.
11/1989
136

7
US
27
AC




55
R&B




9
UK
[Columbia 73064]
written by Maurice Starr
72.
01/1989
135















✫1
UK
featuring Gene Pitney
written by Roger Greenaway & Roger Cook
73.
05/1989
135















✫1
UK
[charity record for The Hillsborough Disaster Fund]
written by Gerry Marsden
74.
03/1989
135















✫1
UK
[Atlantic 88855]
written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken & Pete Waterman
75.
06/1989
135















✫1
UK
written by Peter Udell & Gary Geld
76.
12/1989
135















✫1
UK
written by various
77.
05/1989
135















✫1
UK
78.
12/1989
135















✫1
UK
[Christmas]
written by Bob Geldof & Midge Ure
79.
09/1989
129

15
US
43
AC










5
UK
featuring Edgar Winter on sax
[Capitol 44442]
written by Mike Chapman & Holly Knight
80.
12/1989
129

6
US
✫1
AC










23
UK
[Columbia 73084 (Epic)]
written by Gloria Estefan
81.
12/1989
128

54
US




9
dance
5
R&B




3
UK
charted as Get a Life / Fairplay in US dance charts
[Virgin 98981]
written by Jazzie B (as Beresford Romeo) & Hayden Brown
82.
09/1989
128

5
US








✫1
rock
22
alt.
36
UK
[Columbia 69008 (Rolling Stone)]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
83.
12/1989
128

2
US
21
AC












[EMI 50233]
written by Per Gessle
84.
10/1989
127

6
US
3
AC




✫1
R&B




43
UK
[Epic 73029]
written by David L. Elliott & Terry Steele
85.
10/1989
126

8
US
9
AC










11
UK
[Geffen 22844]
written by Desmond Child & Diane Warren
86.
10/1989
124

4
US
2
AC










45
UK
[EMI 50218]
written by Richard Marx
87.
09/1989
124

4
US
11
AC




3
R&B




74
UK
[MCA 53714]
written by Gardner Cole & James Newton Howard
88.
05/1989
123

50
US








3
rock


3
UK
[Capitol 44372]
written by Brian May
89.
05/1989
122

5
US
3
AC




✫1
R&B






[Columbia 68746]
written by Bernard Jackson
90.
01/1989
121

25
US




34
dance






4
UK
[R]
written by Andrew Roachford
91.
10/1989
119

10
US




✫1
dance
69
R&B




15
UK
introducing Cathy Dennis [from the movie She-Devil]
[FFRR 886798]
written by D:Mob
92.
09/1989
119

4
US








2
rock


76
UK
[Geffen 22727]
written by Steven Tyler & Tom Hamilton
93.
12/1989

Touch Me by 49ers

from 49ers   49ers
117







✫1
dance






3
UK
94.
02/1989
117

5
US
3
AC




3
R&B






with George Michael
produced by George Michael
[Mika 871538]
written by Deon Estus & George Michael
95.
02/1989
116

6
US
✫1
AC






2
rock




[A&M 1273]
written by Max Carl, Jeff Carlisi & Cal Curtis
96.
08/1989
116















2
UK
[Geffen 22794]
written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken & Pete Waterman
97.
06/1989
116















2
UK
98.
01/1989
116















2
UK
99.
07/1989
116















2
UK
written by Ralf-René Maué
100.
02/1989
116















2
UK
written by Michael Jackson

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